Our Bachelor of Arts and Science (BASc) in Public Health program is concerned with understanding how physical and social factors influence health status, with the aim of identifying and promoting interventions that will reduce disease and injury, prolong life, and improve population health.
You'll examine the impacts of biology, environmental quality, social status, health-care services and government policies on risks to the health of individuals and communities, and gain the research skills necessary to improve our understanding of these relationships.
The requirements to complete this program capture the core material typically associated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Health or Life Sciences, and supplement that material with the essential knowledge obtained from a Bachelor of Arts degree in Health Studies or Community Health. In addition to the core requirements of the degree, you can customize your program of study by selecting elective courses that best meet your own educational and career goals.
In addition to preparing you for further education in graduate programs, a few of the possible career options that stem from the completion of this degree include:
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